“In The Beginning”: A Sermon on the Occasion Of Paula’s Baptism

Some of us in this congregation were baptized as infants, some as children some as teenagers, some as adults and some of you – and I’m not naming names, but some of you were baptized…

Some Questions for Mary; an Advent Sermon

(click above to listen along) Another lady-pastor friend of mine in New York posted a simple 3- line poem today. It is titled “Virgin” * It seems everyone wants at least 3-5 years experience. Except…

Shrine for the 141 murdered Pakistani Children

Several of my parishioners created this shrine that was up at church tonight, it is for the 141 Pakistani children who were murdered this week. 141 pages from a children’s Bible, bullet holes, and spent…

The Virgin Birth: Fact, Fiction, or Truth?

This post is part of the “Modern Magi on the Mysteries of Christmas,” featuring myself, Scot McKnight, Kyle Roberts, and Billy Kangas, and is a response to Kyle Robert’s post about the Virgin Birth. It…

The Virgin Birth: Fact, Fiction, or Truth?

This post is part of the “Modern Magi on the Mysteries of Christmas,” featuring myself, Scot McKnight, Kyle Roberts, and Billy Kangas, and is a response to Kyle Robert’s post about the Virgin Birth. It…